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How far apart are the exits on Interstate 40?

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The distance between exits on Interstate 40 depends on the location of the exits and the amount of development surrounding them. Many exits are located no more than 3 miles apart, but longer gaps exist in rural areas. The longest gap occurs between exits 50 and 78 in California.

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The third longest interstate system in the United States, Interstate 40 connects the east coast and west coast and takes drivers on a 2,547 mile journey through eight states. The exits are numbered based on their mile-marker position rather than consecutively, so it's easier for drivers to estimate the distance of the next exit.

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